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Dorian Blues (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 28 September 2006 (Germany)
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High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

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Tennyson Bardwell
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael McMillian ... Dorian Lagatos
Lea Coco ... Nicky Lagatos
Steve Fletcher Steve Fletcher ... Tom Lagatos (as Steven Charles Fletcher)
Mo Quigley ... Maria Lagatos
Austin Basis ... Spooky
Ryan Kelly Berkowitz Ryan Kelly Berkowitz ... Tiffany (as Ryan Kelly Berkowitz) (as Ryan K. Berkowitz)
Chris Dallman Chris Dallman ... Andrew
Leslie Elliard ... Therapist
Jeff Paul ... Social Worker
Cody Nickell Cody Nickell ... Ben
Jack Abele Jack Abele ... Ben's Father
Richard Burke Richard Burke ... Muscles
Sian Heder ... Ellie
Carl Dana Carl Dana ... Priest
Portia Kamons Portia Kamons ... Party Matchmaker
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Storyline

Coming-of-age. A small-town young man realizes why he's such a misfit - he's gay! Adolescence is proving a pain for the always-thinking Dorian. He's an outcast and the butt of classmates' fag jokes at high school. He's different and understands why when he reaches the conclusion that he's a "stereotypical gay." He soon announces this discovery to his homophobic, Nixon-loving dad. As Dad throws him out of the house, Dorian's off to NYU to encounter a new world of coffee houses, sophisticates and handsome men. Written by Anonymous

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A witty and lively tragedy. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Wardrobe Designer Agnes Elizabeth Kapusta is credited in two different ways, as Agnes Elizabeth Kapusta in the opening credits, and as Agnes E. Kapusta in the closing credits. See more »

Quotes

Dorian Lagatos: The fairy tale finally happened. Lonely Prince Dorian finally met his other prince, and the love Prince Dorian felt for Prince Ben cast out all Dorian's spells of depression and gave him the strength of ten gay men - or seven straight.
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Featured in 2006 Glitter Awards (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Mood
Written by Joe Garland (as Joseph Garland), Wingy Manone and Andy Razaf
Performed by Glenn Miller
Courtesy of ASV Limited
Used by permission of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
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one of the best films at the 2004 Frameline SF Gay Film Festival
26 June 2004 | by russellldSee all my reviews

When the film was introduced as another coming out story, I was less than enthused, since although coming out is an important and (unfortunately) enduring subject to cover, it's been done often (both well and less-than-wonderfully) before. I was amazed, though, at how well this film dealt with the topic, but more importantly, what a thoroughly enjoyable film it was - the acting, story line, situations, characters and most of the all the humor - often conveyed thru the dialogue and really funny film techniques - was all first rate. Add to all this the fact that this was the straight director's first feature length film, and it is truly an amazing achievement. One of the most enjoyable screenings at this years Frameline SF Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Dorian Blues - Eine witzig-spritzige Tragödie See more »

Filming Locations:

Bethlehem, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$185,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,605, 25 September 2005

Gross USA:

$72,234

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,234
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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